A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 239 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (149 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 13:52:06 / October 29, 2019 @ 1:52 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.7587° West, latitude -17.6421° South, depth = 553.85 km. Id of earthquake: us600064ev. Event ids that are associated: us600064ev. The temblor was picked up at 01:52:06 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 553.85 km (344 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 239 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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